Pheasants: Imports:Written question - 23488

Q
Asked by Angela Smith
(Penistone and Stocksbridge)
Asked on: 20 January 2016
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Pheasants: Imports
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many pheasant (a) eggs for hatching, (b) chicks and (c) poults were imported into England from each EU country in the last year for which figures are available.
A
Answered by: George Eustice
Answered on: 26 January 2016

Information is available for live birds and hatching eggs. The number imported from each EU Member State in 2015 was as follows:



Partridge (Perdix\Alectoris)

Pheasant (Phasianus)

Mixed

EU Country

Number

EU Country

Number

EU Country

Number

Live Birds

France

278,638

France

5,811,323

France

70,253



Belgium

50,500










Hatching Eggs



Germany

320






France

9,423486






Portugal

24,120






Denmark

2,000






Spain

93,600






Poland

48,170



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